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Wetland restoration project yields 10 new acres at Cliffside Park

CALEDONIA — Wetlands are more than just interesting scenery for hikers. Wetlands can filter pollution, store floodwaters to reduce erosion along shorelines, store carbon, and provide habitat for diverse and sometimes endangered species. There are 10 new acres of wetlands at Cliffside Park. Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network (WIN) spent the summer transforming former farmland to […]

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5 Things to do: Labor Day weekend in Racine County

Labor Day is observed on Sept. 5. The day honors and shows appreciation to the American Labor Movement. Those celebrating this federally recognized holiday often use the weekend to take time off to have parties and events. This time is seen as the unofficial end of summer. In Racine County, there are various events happening […]

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Some Racine County recreation areas reopen

New guidance has been ordered for Racine County recreation areas — including campgrounds, dog parks, and golf courses, according to Racine County Executive Johnathan Delegrave. The reopening of Racine County’s favorite outdoor locations is compliant with Governor Evers’ and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ updated Safer at Home Emergency Order #28.  “We recognize the value of getting […]

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County campground reservations open Tuesday

Reservations will be accepted for Racine County campgrounds (Cliffside Park and Sanders Park) at the Real Racine Visitor Center, 14015 Washington Ave. (Hwy. 20), starting Tuesday (January 3). In-person campsite reservations will be taken starting at 9 a.m. that day. Telephone reservations (262-884-6400 or 800-272-2463) and online reservations ( will be accepted after 2 p.m. […]